Winner Announced – Bettina Cass AO

At the JBD’s March plenum, communal stalwart Bettina Cass AO received the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ President’s Award for her decades of service to the Jewish and wider community in the social justice space. This year’s award was in memory of Past President Leslie Caplan AM. We wish you a hearty mazal tov, Bettina. Kol Hakavod.

Nominations closed – 5:00pm Monday, March 7 2022

Background – NSW Jewish Board of Deputies President’s Award 2021

To be awarded this year in memory of Past President Leslie Caplan AM, to acknowledge an individual who has made an outstanding contribution towards:

  • Facilitating and promoting understanding, reconciliation, mutual respect, goodwill and tolerance between community, religious and ethnic groups in NSW; and
  • Promoting a safe, inclusive and cohesive community for NSW.